Cathy Newman joined Channel 4 News in January 2006. Cathy Newman presents Channel 4 News.
She spent over a decade in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times. Since joining Channel 4 News in 2006 she has broadcast a string of investigations and scoops, including harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard. She also writes about politics for the Telegraph.
Police and Crime Commissioners have written to the Home Secretary warning that a no-deal Brexit could pose a substantial risk to public safety. Their letter warns that officers could face a “significant loss of operational capacity” if Britain crashes out of the EU next March without a deal. It also urged the Home Office to…
Drug use may be going down amongst young people, but overall drug-related deaths last year rose to the highest levels since records began. Legal and illegal drug use was linked to almost 4000 fatalities in 2017 – accidental overdoses accounting for two thirds of that figure.
Jeremy Corbyn has apologised for the hurt caused to Jewish people by anti-Semitism in the Labour party. His video message came after deputy leader Tom Watson warned that Labour risked falling into a “vortex of eternal shame” unless it took action without delay. There’s been a mixed response to Mr Corbyn’s statement – with one…
If you think it’s been a bit too hot here spare a thought for the rest of Europe where temperatures are soaring to potentially record levels – as high as 48 celsius. Eight places across Portugal have seen the mercury reach near record highs, peaking at around 47 degrees in one region. Heat warnings have…
Leading horticulturalist Richard Barley discusses whether we must all now adapt to higher temperatures.
Kathryn Brown, head of adaptation at the Committee on Climate Change, discusses the heatwave.
Former international development secretary Andrew Mitchell discusses the case of the two alleged jihadis who could face execution if they are extradited to the US.
Vice-President of the European Parliament and Irish MEP, Mairead McGuinness, discusses Brexit.
The government chief whip faces calls to resign over allegations he used underhand tactics to win crucial Brexit votes – and then tried to cover it up. On Tuesday’s knife edge Brexit vote in the Commons, the Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis was paired with the Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson who’s away after having…
David Jordan, the BBC’s director of editorial policy and standards, discusses the Sir Cliff Richard privacy case.
We speak to the Eurosceptic Tory MP Andrew Bridgen, who’s not very happy with the deal Theresa May has got past her Cabinet. Even Boris Johnson agreed to it, after some apparently colourful language at Friday’s Chequers talks.
As a million people take to London’s streets to celebrate Pride – we talk to Aloysius Sali – who fled to the UK and claimed refugee status after being persecuted for his sexuality in his native Uganda, and now works full time with LGBT refugees here.
On the NHS’ 70th birthday, Cathy Newman is with some of those who use and work in the health service every day at Queen’s Hospital in Romford.
We are in Queen’s Hospital in Romford, where baby Ezra was born today. He shares his birthday with a 70-year-old: the National Health Service.
The new train timetables have meant a miserable few weeks for commuters, and the hot weather is only adding to frayed nerves. It’s led to calls for the railways to be re-nationalised, and even for the Transport Secretary to step down. Now one Conservative MP is proposing a new compensation scheme that would pay out…